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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi, Iceland is approximately 1,849 km or 1,149 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi bearing 21.3° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 50.6° or NE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi is in or near the boreal rain forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 11.4 °C (20.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.6 °C (20.9°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1441 mm (56.7 in) less which is equivalent to 1441 l/m² (35.37 US gal/ft²) or 14,410,000 l/ha (1,540,525 US gal/ac) less. About 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.9°C (19.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Svalbard Lufthavn relative to Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi vs Svalbard Lufthavn.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-28) -17 (-30) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -10 (-19) -7 (-13) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -11 (-19) -12 (-22) -14 (-25) -11 (-21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -180 (-7) -106 (-4) -102 (-4) -108 (-4) -90 (-4) -76 (-3) -70 (-3) -86 (-3) -132 (-5) -170 (-7) -153 (-6) -168 (-7) -1441 (-57)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 56' -6h 48' -1h 00' +4h 55' +5h 58' +3h 42' +4h 48' +6h 38' +0h 51' -5h 04' -5h 52' -3h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -14.1 -13.6 -14 -14 -13.9 -13.9 -13.9 -13.9 -13.8 -13.6 -14 -14.2   -14
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -3 +0 +3 +1 +3 -1 +0 +0 +1 -2 -3 -4   -0.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -15.4 (-28) -16.3 (-29) -16.2 (-29) -14.9 (-27) -9 (-16) -6.8 (-12) -4.6 (-8) -5.1 (-9) -6.8 (-12) -10 (-18) -12.2 (-22) -14 (-25) -10.9 (-20)

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